The department of Audiology at Medcare Hospital is equipped with state of the art gadgets for diagnostic hearing evaluations with emphasis on early identification and intervention of hearing abilities. New born hearing screening program is implemented at Medcare Hospital with the same aim since 2007. Our full fledged audiology clinic offers wide range of services as follows:
Pure Tone Audiogram | Speech Audiometry | Free Field Audiometry | Immittance Audiogram | Neonatal Hearing Screening | Brainstem Evoked Response Audiometry (BERA / ABR) | Oto Acoustic Emission (OAE) | Auditory Steady State Response Audiometry (ASSR) | Ear Moulds & Swimmers Ear Plugs | Hearing aid analyzer | Central auditory processing disorder assessment (English) | Speech in noise tests
Maternal Factors: Multiple pregnancies | Gestational diabetes | Premature delivery | Bad obstetric history | Hypertension | Bleeding | Drug or alcohol exposure | Oligohydramnios/Polyhydramnios | Premature rupture of the amniotic sac | Antenatal sepsis | Foetal distress/birth asphyxia | Breech delivery presentation | Meconium Aspiration syndrome | Forceps/ c-section delivery |Low Apgar Scores
Neonatal Factors: Birth at 23 weeks or more | Birth weight less than 2Kg | Too small for gestational age | Required medication or resuscitation in the delivery room |Congenital anomalies | Respiratory distress including rapid breathing, grunting, or apnoea | Neonatal infections and seizures | Hypoglycemia | Hyperbilirubenemia | Need for oxygen/ monitoring/ intravenous therapy / medications | Requires non-invasive or invasive ventilation / high frequency ventilation and Nitric Oxide treatment | Persistent pulmonary hypertension of new born | Birth asphyxia requiring thermal body cooling | Need for special procedures like blood transfusion | Need for neonatal surgeries | Needs readmission within 28-30days (still in the neonatal period)
24/7 expert neonatology care | Level 3 JCIA & DHA accredited NICU | Invasive and non-invasive ventilations | High Frequency ventilation | Nitric Oxide therapy | Total Body cooling for Asphyxiated babies |Intensive phototherapy for jaundice | Insertion of central venous catheters |Lumbar Puncture | Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) | Fundoscopy | Hearing Screening | Neonatal Screening | Neonatal Echocardiography/ Paediatric Cardiology consultation |
We believe that a warm, comfortable and positive ambience can hasten healing. That’s why our hospitals don’t look like hospitals. Right from clutter-free patient care spaces to the pastel-hued décor, each and every aspect has been designed with utmost care and attention to detail, to ensure maximum comfort for the patient.
13-bed Level 3, fully-equipped, state-of-the-art neonatal critical care facility | 2 isolation beds |Transport incubator with ventilator for transferring sick babies | Breast feeding room for mothers for developmental care and bonding | NRP certified medical team